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European Integration Is In America’s Interests; Brexit Isn’t

One of several specters hanging over this week’s G-7 meeting is the prospect that in a little more than two months the United Kingdom will crash out of the European Union. Such a “no-deal Brexit” will help no one (other than perhaps leaders in Russia or China who welcome any division and weakness in the West) and hurt many, especially in Britain itself, where government experts recognize in private what a calamity such an exit would be for the British economy.

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US announces new sanctions against Russia over Skripal affair

A new round of sanctions were imposed on Moscow on Saturday by the United States over the 2018 poisoning of former double-agent Sergei Skripal in the United Kingdom.

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Iran warns UK against ‘starting conflict’

Iranian foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, yesterday warned the United Kingdom (UK) against “starting a conflict,” adding that he was not seeking “a confrontation.”

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EU Bets on Boris Johnson: Brussels Mulls Brexit Deadline Extension – Report

Boris Johnson, the current front-runner in the Conservative Party leadership race – reportedly expected to succeed outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May – has repeatedly said that if he becomes prime minister, the United Kingdom would leave the bloc on 31 October with or without a deal with the European Union.

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UK to Send Marines to Persian Gulf Region to Protect Country’s Vessels – Reports

The United Kingdom decided to send 100 marines to the Persian Gulf region in order to protect its military and merchant vessels after the recent incident in the Gulf of Oman, local media reported on Sunday.

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UK to Send Marines to Persian Gulf Region to Protect Country’s Vessels – Reports

The United Kingdom decided to send 100 marines to the Persian Gulf region in order to protect its military and merchant vessels after the recent incident in the Gulf of Oman, local media reported on Sunday.

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Stiffing the EU over Brexit may not land Britain in default

Three credit ratings agencies have said that if the United Kingdom withholds the 39 billion pounds ($50bn) it promised the European Union as part of its original Brexit plan, the country would not technically be in default.

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Brexit ‘in peril’ as PM May faces heavy defeat

Just 18 days before the United Kingdom is due to leave the EU on 29 March, May is scrambling – so far unsuccessfully – to secure last-minute changes to an EU exit treaty before parliament votes on Tuesday on whether to approve the deal.

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The view from Italy: How Brexit is viewed on the streets of Rome

Italy and the United Kingdom have a long history of close economic, cultural and diplomatic ties.

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France, UK Request UNSC Meeting Over Iran’s Missiles Tests – Source

The missions of France and the United Kingdom to the United Nations have requested closed UN Security Council consultations to be held on Tuesday to discuss Iran’s nuclear tests, a diplomatic source told Sputnik.

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EU Suspects UK Intel of Bugging Brexit Talks – Reports

EU negotiators fear British secret service may have bugged talks on the United Kingdom’s pullout from the union as prospects of a no-deal appear to grow, UK media said.

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Russia Slams UK Defence Secretary Over ‘Belligerent’ Anti-Russia Rhetoric

The Russian Embassy in the United Kingdom slammed anti-Russia rhetoric by UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson, saying that his statements are aimed at justifying expansion of NATO states’ defense budgets.

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Russian Embassy in UK Urges London to Provide Access to Amesbury Incident Probe

The Russian Embassy in the United Kingdom on Tuesday urged London to provide Moscow with access to the materials of the Amesbury poisoning incident investigation, noting that UK authorities deliberately restrict communication of all victims of poisoning incidents with the outside world.

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World Cup: US, UK Warn of Terrorists’ Attacks in Russia

The United States of America and the United Kingdom have warned their citizens against travelling to Russia where the FIFA 2018 World Cup is taking place, with the US placing the host country’s terrorism threat alert at “level 3”. However, the Nigerian government – the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Nigerian Embassy in Russia – has no information warning its citizens of possible dangers in the European country.

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Why ‘America First’ means ‘Europe United’

One of the main arguments made in support of the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union is that the UK will be able to negotiate better trade deals with other countries – and even with Europe – if it is on its own. According to Brexiteers like British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, because EU member states are too divided and consumed by their own crises to defend the integrity of the European project, “There is only one way to get the change we want – vote to leave the EU.”

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France battles to topple Britain as Europe’s top tech nation

Amid concerns that Brexit may hobble the United Kingdom’s digital ambitions, France is gambling that it can knock Britain off its perch as Europe’s largest — and most prominent — tech nation.

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